The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

The Mariner is one of Coleridge's most famous poems, about a man who commits a great sin at sea and must walk the land in penance thereafter. Its magic lies partly in Coleridge's mastery of the “old folios” that he loved to browse, and the imaginative elements that he found therein.

Sybilline Leaves Version (1817)
This online version recreates, as closely as possible, the original typesetting including the famous wrapped admarginations.

Sean B. Palmer